VJ 70 Day: A flypast including Spitfire, Dakota, Hurricane and Charles Dance reading Rudyard Kipling poem The Road to Mandalay among 70th anniversary of Victory over Japan commemorations

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It came before the formal surrender ceremony on 2 September.  As part of a series of events marking 70 years since the end of World War II, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will attend a service at St Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Trafalgar Square, together with veterans, former prisoners of war and civilian internees tomorrow at 11am. The service, organised by National Far East Prisoners of War (FEPOW) Fellowship Welfare Remembrance Association, will be represented by all regiments of the 18th Infantry Division of 1942 who were deployed to the Far East, as well as representatives from Commonwealth nations who also served. A flypast will take place at 2pm, with four historic aircraft – a Spitfire, a Dakota and Hurricane of the Battle of Britain memorial flight and a Royal Navy Swordfish, as well as a current RAF Typhoon – swooping over Horse Guards Parade.   The event will also include a drumhead service and wreath-laying ceremony, special readings, and hymns sung by the Gwalia Male Voice Choir and the London Welsh Male Voice Choir.  Game of Thrones actor Charles Dance will read the Rudyard Kipling poem The Road to Mandalay, which was a favourite marching tune for many in the 14th Army in Burma, commanded by Field Marshal Lord Slim during the campaign. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will attend the special commemorative event,  hosted by the government and Royal British Legion. Other veterans and their families will attend this event, alongside tri-service bands and current members of the Royal Navy, the Army and the Royal Air Force.  Senior military and political representatives will also be in attendance. After the event, veterans, civilian internees, their descendants and families along with current personnel will follow a band of pipes and drums down Whitehall and through Parliament Square to Westminster Abbey – passing the statue of Field Marshal Slim – in a special 70th anniversary parade.  A reception will then take place in the grounds of Westminster Abbey, hosted by The Royal British Legion. Londoners are being urged to line Whitehall to view the service on the big screens “and cheer on the veterans as they parade supported by military bands and current serving personnel”.  As a result, there is going to be plenty of road closures.  https://twitter.com/TfLTrafficNews/status/632205888317726720 But for those who can’t make it into the capital, events are also being held across the country.  In Staffordshire’s National Memorial Arboretum there will be a special service held at 12pm on Saturday 15 August, followed by a wreath-laying ceremony.  On Sunday, the Far East Prisoner of War Building will be rededicated followed by a wreath-laying at the Far Ear Prisoners of War Grove. In Lichfield Cathedral there will be a special service of thanksgiving on Saturday 15 August.  The Manningtree and District Royal British Legion Branch will hold a ceremony at the Manningtree War Memorial at 11am on Saturday 15 August.In Derbyshire, there will be a service of thanksgiving and commemoration at the village war memorial in Hayfield village, organised by the local Royal British Legion branch.  At Easthill Park war memorial in Portslade, near Brighton, there will be a service of remembrance at 2:30pm.  In Portsmouth’s Guildhall Square a service will be held next to the cenotaph at 11am. The service will be attended by the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, veterans, representatives from the Armed Forces and community organisations and will feature readings and a wreath-laying ceremony. Live coverage of the commemorative events being held in London will also be shown on the big screen in Guildhall Square. On Sunday there will be a choral evensong in Portsmouth’s Cathedral at 6pm to mark the anniversary.   Defence secretary Michael Fallon said: “It is important that we take this opportunity to pay tribute to the courage and fortitude of all those whose actions led to the final victory of Allied Forces in the Second World War. “This major anniversary is a time to recognise the sacrifices made by those who lost their lives, the veterans who fought, and the prisoners of war and civilian internees who suffered for their country. I would urge the nation to attend the many events up and down the country 70 years on from the victory in Japan.” Catherine Neilan Tags: NULLlast_img read more

ASIC commences civil penalty proceedings against REST for misleading and deceptive representations to members

first_imgASIC commences civil penalty proceedings against REST for misleading and deceptive representations to members ASIC has commenced civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against Retail Employees Superannuation Pty Ltd (REST), a superannuation trustee, for false or misleading representations made about the ability of its members to transfer their superannuation out of the Retail Employees Superannuation Trust (the Fund).ASIC alleges that, from at least 2 March 2015 to 2 May 2018, REST made representations that discouraged, and in many cases delayed or prevented, members from transferring some or all of their funds to another superannuation fund. ASIC’s case is that these members were denied their lawful rights to superannuation portability and choice of superannuation fund, causing members to suffer financial loss. ASIC further alleges that this conduct resulted in REST retaining a higher level of funds under management than would otherwise have occurred.Specifically, ASIC alleges REST made representations to members who made, or were considering making, full balance transfers to another fund that:if they remained employed by an employer who made contributions to the Fund (REST employer) and that employer continued to make contributions to REST, they were required to keep a minimum balance of $5,000 in their account with the Fund;if they remained employed by their REST employer but their employer was willing to contribute to another fund, members needed an employer declaration stating either the date the employer stopped making contributions to the Fund or confirming the member’s ‘choice of fund rights’ in order to leave the Fund;if they were no longer employed by their REST employer, members needed to obtain a separation certificate or confirmation of their termination date from their employer and provide this to REST before they were able to transfer the full balance of their REST account to another super account.These representations were made both orally and in writing, in general publications and standard forms distributed to members and directly to members making specific requests to transfer their full balance out of the Fund.ASIC alleges that each of these representations were false, misleading or deceptive, or likely to mislead or deceive because, under the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 and associated regulations, REST was not permitted to impose these conditions on transfers out of the Fund.ASIC is seeking declarations, pecuniary penalties, and other orders against REST.The date for the first case management hearing is yet to be scheduled by the Court.DownloadConcise statement (PDF 910 KB)Originating process (PDF 349 KB)BackgroundSuperannuation trustees are required by law to act in the best interests of members. Choice of fund and portability of funds are important rights for members. They allow members to consolidate funds and, among other benefits, to avoid superannuation balance erosion through unnecessary fees and costs. ASIC is concerned that where members are prevented from consolidating, this may lead to increased fees and costs of holding multiple superannuation funds.The Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 and associated regulations required REST to process full balance requests within three business days upon receiving specific mandatory information. The law did not allow a trustee to require information about a member’s employment status and whether or not their employer had offered them a choice of fund for future contributions before processing requests.The obligation to process rollovers to another superannuation fund within three days was introduced in 2013 as part of the government’s SuperStream initiative to improve the efficiency of the superannuation system. Prior to this, rolling over and consolidating funds was a lengthy process which often ended in failure. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:ASIC, Australia, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, business, Choice, civil penalty, Download, efficiency, Employees, employment, failure, Federal, federal court, Government, industry, penalty, Retail, superannuationlast_img read more

Future Drought Fund investments for Queensland

first_imgFuture Drought Fund investments for Queensland Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Communities The Honourable Mark FurnerAustralian Government Future Drought Fund to support farmers and regionsQueensland will deliver two Future Drought Fund programs – Farm Business Resilience and Regional Drought Resilience Planning The programs will assist with providing Queensland farmers and regional communities with the tools they need to build drought resilience.Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud and QLD Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Communities Mark Furner said the Future Drought Fund programs will support farmers and regions to build resilience to future droughts.“The $9.85 million Regional Drought Resilience Planning program supports partnerships of regional organisations, councils, communities and farmers to develop regional drought resilience plans,” Minister Littleproud said. “The plans will identify how to manage through droughts by finding ways to build resilience across agricultural sectors and allied industries.“Planning will be community-led and owned. It will bring regional knowledge and perspectives, along with the best available evidence and data.“Australian farmers manage uncertainty daily and the business of farming is becoming more challenging,” Minister Littleproud said.“The $16 million Farm Business Resilience program will give farmers access to subsidised learning and development opportunities to meet these challenges.“The program will take farmers’ knowledge and skills to the next level in risk planning, natural resource management, and personal and social resilience.“It will also support farm business planning and access to experts and one-on-one advice.“The Australian Government welcomes Queensland’s partnership in these important Future Drought Fund initiatives.”Queensland will benefit from $4.4 million in Future Drought Fund funding for Farm Business Resilience and $1.8 million for Regional Drought Resilience Planning. With Queensland’s contribution, total funding for the Farm Business Resilience Program will be $8.4 million, and for Regional Drought Resilience Planning $4.7 million.Mr Furner said the Farm Business Resilience Program would benefit Queensland farm businesses in the grazing, cropping, mixed farming, sugar cane, dairy and tropical horticulture industries.“The program has two elements; firstly, skills training will be offered for drought, climate preparedness and other business risks facing primary producers through an expansion of our Drought and Climate Adaptation Program,” Mr Furner said.“Secondly, the Farm Management Grants Program will provide a rebate of 50 per cent to a maximum of $2,500 to primary producers towards the cost of developing a Farm Business Resilience Plan for their property.“The Regional Drought Resilience Program will see plans developed in key drought prone regions that rely heavily on agriculture. The program will be integrated with the regional plans being developed through the $2.7 million Queensland Strategy for Disaster Resilience.“We’ll assist local governments to develop regional drought plans which builds on their existing resilience plans, or those under development. This approach will bring consistency around drought and natural disaster plans,” Mr Furner said.For more details visit the Australian Government Future Drought Fund webpage agriculture.gov.au/fdfThe most current drought maps are available at https://www.longpaddock.qld.gov.au/Fast Facts:The Farm Business Resilience program and Regional Drought Resilience Planning program are foundational programs under the Australian Government’s forward-thinking $5 billion Future Drought Fund.  Both will roll out across the country from 2021 until June 2022.  /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:Agriculture, Australia, Australian, Australian Government, Emergency, Emergency Management, Fast Facts, Fisheries, Furner, Government, grants program, horticulture, planning, QLD, Queensland, resilience, Rural Communitieslast_img read more

CU-Boulder researchers Caruthers and Jin honored by National Academy of Sciences

first_imgCategories:AcademicsScience & TechnologyCampus CommunityNews Headlines Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Two University of Colorado Boulder researchers were among the 15 honored this week by the National Academy of Sciences for their extraordinary scientific achievements.Marvin Caruthers, distinguished professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is the recipient of the NAS Award in Chemical Sciences, and Deborah Jin, an adjoint professor of physics, is the recipient of the Comstock Prize in Physics.Caruthers is being honored for his groundbreaking work on the chemical synthesis of DNA and RNA that made it possible to decode and encode genes and genomes.Supported by the Merck Company Foundation, the award and $15,000 prize honors innovative research in the chemical sciences that contributes to a better understanding of the natural sciences and to the benefit of humanity.Caruthers has received many past honors, including a 2006 National Medal of Science, the 2005 NAS Award for Chemistry in Service to Society and a 1981 Guggenheim Fellowship.Jin—a physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and a fellow at JILA, a joint institute of NIST and CU-Boulder—is being honored for landmark experiments that demonstrated quantum degeneracy and the formation of a molecular Bose-Einstein condensate in fermionic atomic gases cooled to less than 100 billionths of a degree above absolute zero using magnetic traps and lasers.The Comstock Prize, which is awarded about every five years, recognizes a North American resident for a recent innovative discovery or investigation in electricity, magnetism or radiant energy. The prize carries an award of $25,000, plus $25,000 to support the recipient’s research.Jin’s numerous past awards include the 2008 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics, a 2003 MacArthur Fellowship and the 2013 L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award for North America.Contact:Laura Snider, CU media relations, [email protected] Deborah Jincenter_img Marvin Caruthers Published: Jan. 17, 2014 last_img read more

Comet 67P full of surprises

first_img Published: March 21, 2017 Comet 67P. (Photo courtesy of NASA.)Images returned from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission indicate the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko was a very active place during its most recent trip through the solar system, says a new study led by CU Boulder.The images show the comet’s surface is full of growing fractures, collapsing cliffs and massive rolling boulders. Moving material buried some features on the comet’s surface and exhumed others. A study on 67P’s changing surface was released Tuesday in the journal Science.”As comets approach the sun, they go into overdrive and exhibit spectacular changes on their surface,” said Ramy El-Maarry, study leader and a member of the U.S. Rosetta science team who is a research scientist at CU Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics. “This is something we were not able to really appreciate before the Rosetta mission, which gave us the chance to look at a comet in ultra-high resolution for more than two years.”The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the U.S. contribution of the Rosetta mission for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington, D.C. JPL also built the MIRO instrument and hosts its principal investigator, Mark Hofstadter.Most comets orbit the sun in highly elliptical orbits that cause them to spend most of their time in the extremely cold outer solar system. When a comet approaches the inner solar system, the sun begins to warm the ice on and near the comet’s surface.The rubber duck-shaped comet is about as long as New York’s Central Park and as tall as Colorado’s Pikes Peak.When the ice warms enough it can rapidly sublimate, turning directly from a solid to a vapor state. This sublimation process can occur with variable degrees of intensity and timing and cause the surface to change rapidly. Between August 2014 and September 2016, Rosetta orbited comet 67P during the comet’s swing through the inner solar system.”We saw a massive cliff collapse and a large crack in the neck of the comet get bigger and bigger,” said El-Maarry. “And we discovered that boulders the size of a large truck could be moved across the comet’s surface – a distance as long as one-and-a-half football fields.”In the case of the boulder, Rosetta’s cameras observed a 282-million-pound, 100-foot- wide space rock that had moved 450 feet from its original position on the comet’s nucleus. The massive space rock probably moved as a result of several cometary “outburst” events that were detected close to its original position, said El-Maarry.The warming of 67P also caused the comet’s rotation rate to speed up. The comet’s increasing spin rate in the lead up to perihelion (when the comet was closest to the sun) is thought to be responsible for a 1,600-foot-long fracture spotted in August 2014 that runs through the comet’s neck.The fracture, which originally extended a bit longer than the Empire State Building is high, was found to have increased in width by about 100 feet by December 2014. In images taken in June 2016, a new 500- to 1,000-foot-long fracture was identified parallel to the original fracture.”The large crack was in the neck of the comet, a small central part that connects the two lobes,” said El-Maarry. “The crack was extending, indicating that the comet may split up one day.”Rosetta is a European Space Agency mission with contributions from its member states and NASA. Other institutions involved in the mission include the German Aerospace Center in Cologne, Germany; the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Gottingen, Germany; the French National Space Agency in Paris; and the Italian Space Agency in Rome.The Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas, and Boulder, Colorado developed the Rosetta orbiter’s Ion and Electron Sensor (IES) and Alice instruments and hosts their principal investigators, James Burch (IES) and Joel Parker (Alice).For more information on the U.S. instruments aboard Rosetta, visit the NASA website. More information about Rosetta is available at the European Space Agency website.Categories:SpaceNews Headlines Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-maillast_img read more

Apple mulls dropping Qualcomm from future iPhones

first_img Google taps retail with NYC store AppleQualcomm Apple is considering ending the use of Qualcomm components in iPhones and iPads developed in 2018, as the fallout between the two companies continues to escalate.According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Apple is looking to build its products with modem chips from Intel and possibly Mediatek, potentially ending a relationship with Qualcomm which started a decade ago.Apple used Qualcomm chips exclusively for its iPhones until 2016 when it also deployed Intel chips on its iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. In the recently launched iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, it used a mix of both.The US-based vendor took the decision to explore Qualcomm-free products after the chip giant reportedly began to withhold software which was critical to testing its chips on iPhone and iPad prototypes in January, when a legal spat between the two companies began.Should Apple go through with the plan to drop Qualcomm silicon, there could be severe ramifications for both companies.Beyond the courtroomAt the moment, the dispute between the two companies relates to licensing and royalty payments, but losing Apple as a customer for its chips could result in a huge hit to Qualcomm’s business.According to an estimate by Macquarie Capital, Qualcomm sold $3.2 billion worth of modem chips to Apple in 2016, accounting for 20 per cent of its total chip sales.This year the figure is expected to drop to $2.1 billion following Apple’s deal with Intel.Qualcomm, currently the biggest chip provider for smartphones, told WSJ it is committed to supporting Apple’s new devices and added its modem can be used for the next-generation iPhone after being fully tested and released to Apple.WSJ sources also noted Apple’s plans to exclude Qualcomm chips could still change, though the company (theoretically) would need to decide on a change in supplier by June, three months before new iPhone models typically ship.There would also be risks for Apple: Qualcomm is considered the leader when it comes to chip performance, and both Intel and Meditek products are thought to lag in terms of performance. Tags KT makes LG Electronics trade-in move Kavit Majithia Author Previous ArticleMTN seeks dismissal of $4.2B Turkcell court caseNext ArticleTelia completes Russia exit with $1B MegaFon sale center_img Related HomeDevicesNews Apple mulls dropping Qualcomm from future iPhones Apple faces 5G modem wait Devices Kavit joined Mobile World Live in May 2015 as Content Editor. He started his journalism career at the Press Association before joining Euromoney’s graduate scheme in April 2010. Read More >> Read more AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 31 OCT 2017 last_img read more

Despite Opposition, Forest Service Green Lights Montanore Mine

first_img Stay Connected with the Daily Roundup. Sign up for our newsletter and get the best of the Beacon delivered every day to your inbox. Email More than 30 miners could be working beneath the Cabinet Mountains by the end of the year, according to the CEO and president of the company developing the Montanore Mine south of Libby.Mines Management Inc.’s Glenn Dobbs made the statement just days after an official with the U.S. Forest Service announced the proposed copper and silver mine would be in compliance with federal regulations.“We’re very pleased with the decision and are looking forward to working on the project and hiring a number of local people,” Dobbs said.In March, the U.S. Forest Service issued its final environmental impact statement and draft record of decision for the Montanore project. The public was then given the opportunity to comment on the draft decision. On July 22, Deputy Regional Forester David E. Schmid issued a letter responding to the objectors.“I have reviewed all of the assertions that the project violates various environmental laws, regulations, polices, and the Forest Plan,” Schmid said. “My review finds the project will be in compliance with all applicable laws.”While Dobbs and supporters of the mine celebrated , environmental groups were critical of the announcement. Groups like the Clark Fork Coalition and Earthworks have argued it is inappropriate to develop a mine underneath a wilderness area.“These are very serious deficiencies,” said Bonnie Gestring of Earthworks. “The Forest Service has put the cart before the horse in drawing a conclusion before all the impacts have been determined.”Schmid’s letter signaled that the final record of decision could be coming soon. Dobbs said he expects the decision  in September. Once that happens, the Montana Department of Environmental Quality is expected to issue the appropriate permits to begin developing the mine. Dobbs said Mines Management would hire 30 to 35 people within a month of receiving the final permits.Once miners get underground, they will begin to dewater the exploratory adit and start working on the mine evaluation and feasibility study. Dobbs said that process will take anywhere from 20 to 24 months.Mining officials say the Montanore Mine could produce 7 million ounces of sliver and 60 million pounds of copper annually and employ about 350 people.last_img read more

Breaking: Pieta House North West to remain open

first_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest AudioHomepage BannerNews Google+ Previous articlePublic sector workers to get planned pay riseNext articleDownward trend of Covid-19 cases at LUH ‘encouraging’ News Highland FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Twitter By News Highland – May 29, 2020 center_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook WhatsApp The funding and Advocacy Manager at Pieta House has given reassurances that their facility in the North West will not be closing. It ends weeks of speculation over the future of Pieta House North West with reports of staff put on notice and appointments not being scheduled beyond June.However Tom McEvoy has stated that the facility is to remain open with services maintained and improved here in Donegal.He has also apologised for the confusion caused:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/pietfdgdfgdfgslong.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Breaking: Pieta House North West to remain open Twitter Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Facebook Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

Ethics Board Moves Forward with Boyer Complaint

first_img Legal Advocate Discusses Medical Abuse At Shut Down Georgia ICE Facility For Whom The Bell Rings 1:05 | Play story Add to My ListIn My List Share Related Stories The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will push forward with a complaint against former County Commissioner Elaine Boyer even though she is no longer in office.Broadcast Version1:05The board made that decision Monday night in a preliminary hearing for Boyer, who did not attend board’s meeting.Her attorney, Anne Lewis, argued the Board of Ethics is overstepping the authority given to it by the state legislature, saying, “I don’t think there’s any question that this board does not have any jurisdiction over someone who is no longer listed in the legislation.”Nevertheless, the board voted to proceed to the next step, a final hearing, where Boyer would have to answer to charges of violating the county ethics code.Boyer resigned her office last month and earlier this month pleaded guilty to federal mail and wire fraud charges.So if the ethics board finds her guilty, what kind of sanctions can it impose? According to Ethics Board Chair John Ernst, “I believe we might be able to assess fees for the ethics board in doing the investigation.”The board also voted to go ahead with the case against Boyer’s chief of staff, Bob Lundsten. The ethics complaint against Lundsten alleges he violated the county ethics code through use of his county purchasing card.No date has been set for either hearing, but any decisions the ethics board makes can be appealed in court. ‘It’s Fractured’: Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan On Healing Republican Partylast_img read more

Protecting patients from surprise medical bills

first_imgHomeOpinionColumnsProtecting patients from surprise medical bills PreviousDon’t pin your hopes on that magic plantNextCommissioners hold Dec. 7 meeting Around the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterThis Weird Method Can Restore Your Vision Naturally (Watch)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel By Senator Sherrod BrownThis week, we secured a bipartisan agreement that would finally protect patients from out-of-control, surprise medical bills. We’re pushing Congressional leaders to include our compromise in the end-of-year funding bills that we expect to pass this month.We hear too many stories of patients who wake up from surgery, expecting to pay their standard co-pay, only to find out the anesthesiologist was out-of-network, or a doctor sends a sample out for analysis, unaware that the pathology lab doesn’t take the patient’s insurance, and the patient is responsible for covering the cost.In all of these cases, the patient doesn’t have the time or the information to make a choice to avoid a crippling medical bill. And this has only become more urgent during the pandemic.If someone has COVID-19 and needs to be rushed to the hospital for care, the last thing they should have to worry about is whether the ambulance is in-network.This bipartisan compromise incorporates many of the ideas from my STOP Surprise Medical Bills Act that I introduced with colleagues of both parties last fall.It would ensure that patients are only required to pay the in-network co-pay required by their insurance for emergency services, even if they’re treated at an out-of-network facility or by an out-of-network provider. It would also create a framework for healthcare providers and insurance companies to resolve payment disputes without involving the patient. Ohioans dealing with medical emergencies have enough to worry about, and we all know how frustrating it is to be caught in the middle of a billing dispute between your doctor and your insurance company. There’s no reason patients need to be involved in these kinds of medical billing issues, and this bill takes them out of the crosshairs.This bill doesn’t solve every issue, but it is a huge step forward for patients. I wrote to Congressional leaders of both parties this week and urged them: Let’s stand on the side of the people we serve, and finally fix surprise billing. I’m hopeful that by end of the year we’ll get this done, and Ohio patients will have one less insurance company headache to worry about.Sherrod Brown (D) is a United States Senator from the state of Ohio. Brown-062609-18446- 0008 Top Searches Top Searches InterCourtNorth Adams Soccer center_img Protecting patients from surprise medical billsDecember 30, 2020Mark CarpenterColumns, Opinion0 Powered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay Mama’s Deviled EggsNOW PLAYINGBest Carrot Cake EverNOW PLAYINGHow to Chop an Onion PerfectlyNOW PLAYINGHawaiian Roll Ham SlidersNOW PLAYINGHow to Knead DoughNOW PLAYINGHow to Peel Hard Boiled EggsNOW PLAYINGSweet Alabama PecanbreadNOW PLAYINGHow to Peel TomatoesNOW PLAYINGHow to Quarter a ChickenNOW PLAYINGHow to Clean Garbage DisposalsNOW PLAYINGApple Pie Bites With Caramel SauceNOW PLAYINGPumpkin Cream Cheese BarsNOW PLAYINGApple Pie BitesNOW PLAYING5 Easy and Delicious Crock Pot Meatball Appetizer RecipesNOW PLAYINGPerfect Bacon Every TimeNOW PLAYINGHow to Use a Meat ThermometerNOW PLAYINGCream Cheese Cake Mix CookiesNOW PLAYINGHow to Remove a YolkNOW PLAYINGCroissant Breakfast Sandwich CasseroleNOW PLAYINGCheesy Baked AsparagusNOW PLAYINGSausage Cream Cheese CrescentsNOW PLAYINGHow to Skin Carrots, Potatoes and ApplesNOW PLAYINGMagic Crust Custard PieNOW PLAYINGHow to Poach an EggNOW PLAYINGHow to Carve a Whole ChickenNOW PLAYING Arrow Left #1 Icon Created with Sketch. Arrow right #1 Icon Created with Sketch. last_img read more